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Breakthrough hepatitis C drug approved by FDA
12/06/2013 06:00 PM EST - Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus. Full Story
Take Vitamin D supplements? You'll want to read this.
12/06/2013 03:48 PM EST - Makiko Kitamura Full Story
Is it OK for a married man to compliment other women?
12/06/2013 01:02 PM EST - I share a desk with a nice young woman who just got a haircut, and her hair is significantly shorter than it used to be. It looks nice, but that's beside the point. It's obvious she got a haircut, and people like getting compliments; I'm just not sure I should be giving young women compliments about their looks. Full Story
What if my income changes after I receive an insurance subsidy?
12/06/2013 11:28 AM EST - If I m unemployed at the beginning of the year and sign up for health insurance through my state s health insurance exchange, I d probably get a subsidy because my income would be low. But what happens if I get a job later in the year and start earning a good salary? Will I have to pay the money back? Full Story
Did you use Healthcare.gov? More reason to confirm with your insurer.
12/05/2013 06:38 PM EST - If insurance companies get incorrect data from Healthcare.gov, their future customers may not be enrolled properly and that could lead to headaches or worse come January when patients show up at doctors' offices or hospitals thinking they are insured but really aren't. Full Story
Fitness gadgets: How much do they help?
12/05/2013 10:16 AM EST - Everyone seems to be plugged in, whether it's listening to music or wearing heart-rate monitors. We're a nation obsessed and hot-wired to our electronics and software. But how well they work is not always a matter of hard science. Full Story
Best California Medicare plans named by US News & World Report
12/04/2013 06:01 PM EST - U.S. News has analyzed all Medicare plans and found that throughout California, only Kaiser Permanente offers Medicare Advantage plans consistently rated five stars. For Part D (drug) plans, only Stonebridge Life Insurance Company offers highly-rated plans. Full Story
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Study suggests fear can be passed on through genes
A newborn mouse pup, seemingly innocent to the workings of the world, may actually harbor generations' worth of information passed down by its ancestors. Full Story
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3 fabulous holiday party plans to wow your guests
It's holiday party season, and you're looking to dazzle your guests without breaking the bank -- or your back. Whether you're envisioning a family holiday movie night with gourmet popcorn and handmade candy bars, a midweek cocktail party for busy couples, or a luxurious dinner inspired by "The Twelve Days of Christmas," you'll find just what you're looking for in our holiday party guide. Full Story
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Ohio auction features items from Nancy Drew author
Typewriters and a desk from the home of an author who brought a young sleuth named Nancy Drew to life are going up for auction. Full Story